Category Archives: Determination

A Tough Week and a Tricky Treadmill

Whew, what a week! I had a tough time fitting everything in this week for whatever reason, but I still managed to get some activity in. My last full week of summer is this week and we have a lot going on, so I foresee this being a difficult week Read more →

Five Things in Five Years- What My Future May or May Not Hold For Me

Happy Friday!!! It’s bittersweet for me. I’m staring down my last full week of summer break at this point and while I’m excited to go back to work, I’m also sad to see my first summer break where I did not have a job in well over a decade slip Read more →

Dreams Do Not Expire

One more week of school. One more real week of school. Last academic week. Survival mode activated. Just survive, just survive, just survive. This past week, I don’t know even know. School was hard. I’m so busy. My classroom is unbearably hot and humid. I’m exhausted. I come home from work Read more →

Back At It Again

Hello Monday. I’m not sure when you showed up. I’m pretty sure my weekend wasn’t supposed to end. It was too nice for Monday to roll back around. The good news is there are only seven and a half weeks of school left before summer break. The bad news is there Read more →

Impossibly Done – Motivation and Determination

Happy hump day! Do you know what today means for me? Once I get through today I will only have to survive two more work days before I have a week off for spring break! I’m so excited! Because scrubbing dog puke off my floors at 230am then tossing and Read more →

IMCuse 2.0 Countdown Week Two

Heyo, another week of training in the books. I did a bit better this week. I’m still having a hard time letting go of the control, which was made obvious by the fact that every single day this week I logged onto Training Peaks and moved my workouts around. Seriously, Read more →

Limits, Grit, and Admitting Defeat

Oof, I need more weekends in my life. When is spring break? Three more weeks away? Not that I’m counting or anything. My week was not good on the training front. Monday I grabbed Husband’s 310XT and headed out for a run. With no capabilities to track my indoor running Read more →

Now Is As Good A Time As Any

Happy Monday. Oh Monday. My week. How was my week? It was okay. Brutally exhausting, but fine. First full week back at school after two weeks off and it left me quite tired by Thursday, not to mention Friday. I had my unannounced observation too. First week back after two Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – 5 Tips For Successfully Reaching Your Racing Goals

Oh January, you show up all full of promise and hope. It’s a new year and it’s also Tuesday, so I’m hear with Cynthia from You Signed Up For What and Phaedra from Blisters and Black Toenails to chat about triathlon goodness! Our January theme is of course, goals and resolutions, Read more →

TGC 2014 – A Year In Review

Well, in just a few short days 2014 will be done and over with. It’s been a pretty good year that’s seen a lot of ups and downs, and now I’m looking forward to what 2015 has to offer. So I thought I’d take a few moments and recap some Read more →